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Lady Roo Basketball Work Ethic

-by Allan Mandell | Herald staff writer On Tuesday, at 7 p.m. in Hillsboro, the No. 7-ranked Killeen Lady Roos face Tyler Lee in a bi-district clash. “Tyler Lee is definitely going to play defense and really hustle,” said Killeen head coach Latisha Williams. “They work very hard. I’m impressed with their speed, how fast

Heights Hosts Killeen

C.J. Berryman | Herald staff writer At 7 p.m. tonight, two District 12-6A girls’ soccer teams will square off at Harker Heights in a contest that has big postseason implications moving forward. The Lady Knights (6-6-2, 2-2-0 12-6A), sitting in the fourth spot in the league with six points, will host the Lady Kangaroos of

Shianne Johnson Steps Up Game

Allan Mandell | Herald staff writer by Allan Mandell When Killeen 5-foot-8 junior Shianne Johnson has basketball in hand, is within 8 feet of the opponent’s bucket, and guarded by two defenders, it appears Johnson views that as a colossal mismatch. For her. Because they can’t stop her. Four legs and four arms aren’t enough to

DANDY DOZEN: No. 7 Lady Roos complete perfect 12-0 run

Allan Mandell | Herald staff writer by Allan Mandell There’s an old saying in sports: When you dedicate a game to someone, you’re supposed to win that game. On Tuesday at Killeen, on Senior Night, the juniors on the Lady Roos dedicated the contest against Shoemaker to the Killeen seniors. So Killeen juniors Shianne Johnson and

Roo Basketball fall to Grey Wolves

Clay Whittington | Herald staff writer by Clay Whittington There was no celebration. As the final buzzer sounded, Shoemaker’s players did not jump up and down or pump their fists in the air. The Grey Wolves did not ceremoniously cut down the nets or take team pictures with the scoreboard serving as a background. After Class

Ellison soccer boys blank Killeen 2-0 Killeen Daily Herald | 0 comments David Navarro scored his sixth goal of the season and it was all the Ellison boys soccer team needed in its sixth shutout of the year, 2-0 over Killeen on Friday at Leo Buckley Stadium. Navarro scored with five minutes left in the first half, maintaining his balance as

Lady Roos Remain Focused

By Travis Martinez | Herald Correspondent Killeen Daily Herald | 0 comments HARKER HEIGHTS — Killeen head coach Latisha Williams was concerned about this game after the Lady Roos wrapped up the District 12-6A title Tuesday night. In the end, the Lady Roos had no problem with Harker Heights (13-16,1-10) Friday night on the road, wining

All Teams Schedule: Week of February 8 – February 14

Here’s a preview of this week’s events for Killeen High School, February 8 – February 14 MONDAY February 08, 2016 No events happening TUESDAY February 09, 2016 7:00 PM Girls Varsity Basketball vs. Shoemaker High School SCHEDULE WEDNESDAY February 10, 2016 No events happening THURSDAY February 11, 2016 No events happening FRIDAY February 12, 2016

Julian, Mosley, Ponce make leap to college ball

Jordan Mason | Herald staff writer Killeen Daily Herald by Jordan Mason Killeen senior Darrius Mosley admitted he was hiding how he really felt Thursday. Being a part of the Roos’ signing day ceremony was a dream come true for he and teammates Luis Ponce Chinea and Brandon Julian. But even that feeling didn’t compare

Midway 55, Killeen 54

by Staff Report At Midway, the Panthers pulled out a tight 12-6A win over the Kangaroos, a victory that could prove crucial in their hunt for the playoffs. Midway improves to 17-12 overall and 5-4 in the district and remains in a tie for third place with Ellison. Midway swept Killeen on the season,